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Recreation

  1. All Sports Grades: 3-5

    February 8, 2:30 PM - 3:30 PM @ Lowell Gym

    Students will gain fundamental athletic skills while working as a team to learn games such as Indoor Soccer, Basketball, Kickball and Group Games. All activities will take place both outdoors and indoors in an atmosphere which promotes good sportsmanship, teamwork, and most of all fun.

  2. Jr. Creative Crafts Grades Prek-2 (preK are going into K in 2016)

    February 8, 2:30 PM - 3:30 PM @ Teachers Lounge

    Glue, paint, color, cut, sprinkle, make a mess. It’s all part of the fun! Come and join us and meet new friends, as we create special works of art that you can treasure for a life-time. This class encourages creativity and teaches children to be proud of their accomplishments.

  3. Musical Instrument Lessons (Private) Grades K-12

    February 8, 2:30 PM - 7:00 PM @ Watertown Middle School

    Students work with instructors who are also professional musicians in the Greater Boston area, perform regularly on their instruments, and have many years of experience teaching children of all ages. This is a tuition based program and is highly recommended for students participating in school instrumental ensembles. Private lessons allow the instructor to focus on the individual needs of each student enabling the student to progress faster and perform in their school ensembles with a high degree of ability, confidence, and enjoyment. One-on-one instruction can help motivate students who are having some difficulties progressing on their instrument and provide challenge to more advanced student musicians. Students who currently play an instrument during the school day are strongly encouraged to enroll in private instrumental music lessons either through this program or elsewhere. Parents, working with the instructor, determine the length of lessons that best suits the musical needs of

  4. aBCD with the Blue Belles Grades: Prek-8

    February 8, 4:00 PM - 5:30 PM @ Phillips School Gym

    Set to music, the participants will experience cheering, dance and/or baton twirling. Participants will learn marching, basic twirling skills, cheer motions and dance moves. Focus is on hand-eye coordination, rhythm, and teamwork. Spring session participants will learn a routine for the Memorial Day parade. Instruction is provided by Miss Tracey Gangi Johnson. We will once again offer three sessions as stated above. You will be able to order your child’s baton at either one of the following web sites. You can measure the size of the baton by extending your child’s arm from under her arm pit to the tip of her fingers. Please round up to a larger size for growth allowance.

  5. Pre Kindergarten Indoor Sports: Ages 3-5

    February 9, 10:00 AM - 11:00 AM @ Watertown Boys & Girls Club

    This program will work on the fundamentals of Soccer, T-Ball and other games. The children will work on skills needed to play these games as well as learn about teamwork and sportsmanship in a fun, safe setting.

  6. Musical Instrument Lessons (Private) Grades K-12

    February 9, 2:30 PM - 7:00 PM @ Watertown Middle School

    Students work with instructors who are also professional musicians in the Greater Boston area, perform regularly on their instruments, and have many years of experience teaching children of all ages. This is a tuition based program and is highly recommended for students participating in school instrumental ensembles. Private lessons allow the instructor to focus on the individual needs of each student enabling the student to progress faster and perform in their school ensembles with a high degree of ability, confidence, and enjoyment. One-on-one instruction can help motivate students who are having some difficulties progressing on their instrument and provide challenge to more advanced student musicians. Students who currently play an instrument during the school day are strongly encouraged to enroll in private instrumental music lessons either through this program or elsewhere. Parents, working with the instructor, determine the length of lessons that best suits the musical needs of

  7. Jr. Creative Crafts Grades Prek-2 (preK are going into K in 2016)

    February 9, 2:45 PM - 3:45 PM @ Teachers lounge

    Glue, paint, color, cut, sprinkle, make a mess. It’s all part of the fun! Come and join us and meet new friends, as we create special works of art that you can treasure for a life-time. This class encourages creativity and teaches children to be proud of their accomplishments.

  8. Cops & Rec Indoor Field Hockey Grades 6-8

    February 10, 2:30 PM - 4:00 PM @ Watertown Middle School Small Gym

    This program will consist of drills, scrimmage and games. Consistent teams will be selected for a tournament league format. After the teams are made, a schedule of games will be played beginning the following week. The focus of the program is to provide a fun, positive atmosphere while teaching the sport of field hockey and the excitement of being a part of a team.

  9. Musical Instrument Lessons (Private) Grades K-12

    February 10, 2:30 PM - 7:00 PM @ Watertown Middle School

    Students work with instructors who are also professional musicians in the Greater Boston area, perform regularly on their instruments, and have many years of experience teaching children of all ages. This is a tuition based program and is highly recommended for students participating in school instrumental ensembles. Private lessons allow the instructor to focus on the individual needs of each student enabling the student to progress faster and perform in their school ensembles with a high degree of ability, confidence, and enjoyment. One-on-one instruction can help motivate students who are having some difficulties progressing on their instrument and provide challenge to more advanced student musicians. Students who currently play an instrument during the school day are strongly encouraged to enroll in private instrumental music lessons either through this program or elsewhere. Parents, working with the instructor, determine the length of lessons that best suits the musical needs of

  10. All Sports Grades: 3-5

    February 10, 2:45 PM - 3:45 PM @ Hosmer Gym

    Students will gain fundamental athletic skills while working as a team to learn games such as Indoor Soccer, Basketball, Kickball and Group Games. All activities will take place both outdoors and indoors in an atmosphere which promotes good sportsmanship, teamwork, and most of all fun.

  11. Jr. Creative Crafts Grades Prek-2 (preK are going into K in 2016)

    February 10, 2:45 PM - 3:45 PM @ Teachers lounge

    Glue, paint, color, cut, sprinkle, make a mess. It’s all part of the fun! Come and join us and meet new friends, as we create special works of art that you can treasure for a life-time. This class encourages creativity and teaches children to be proud of their accomplishments.

  12. Pre Kindergarten Indoor Sports: Ages 3-5

    February 11, 10:00 AM - 11:00 AM @ Watertown Boys & Girls Club

    This program will work on the fundamentals of Soccer, T-Ball and other games. The children will work on skills needed to play these games as well as learn about teamwork and sportsmanship in a fun, safe setting.

  13. Jr. Creative Crafts Grades Prek-2 (preK are going into K in 2016)

    February 11, 2:30 PM - 3:30 PM @ Teachers lounge

    Glue, paint, color, cut, sprinkle, make a mess. It’s all part of the fun! Come and join us and meet new friends, as we create special works of art that you can treasure for a life-time. This class encourages creativity and teaches children to be proud of their accomplishments.

  14. Musical Instrument Lessons (Private) Grades K-12

    February 11, 2:30 PM - 7:00 PM @ Watertown Middle School

    Students work with instructors who are also professional musicians in the Greater Boston area, perform regularly on their instruments, and have many years of experience teaching children of all ages. This is a tuition based program and is highly recommended for students participating in school instrumental ensembles. Private lessons allow the instructor to focus on the individual needs of each student enabling the student to progress faster and perform in their school ensembles with a high degree of ability, confidence, and enjoyment. One-on-one instruction can help motivate students who are having some difficulties progressing on their instrument and provide challenge to more advanced student musicians. Students who currently play an instrument during the school day are strongly encouraged to enroll in private instrumental music lessons either through this program or elsewhere. Parents, working with the instructor, determine the length of lessons that best suits the musical needs of

  15. Little Shooters Basketball Grades: K

    February 12, 9:00 AM - 10:00 AM @ Hosmer Large Gym

    This basketball program will introduce youngsters to the basic basketball skills they will need to move forward in basketball such as passing, dribbling, shooting and defense. The main focus of the program will be to teach and promote good sportsmanship and teamwork to maximize every individual’s skill development in a fun atmosphere.

  16. All Sports Grades: 3-5

    February 12, 2:30 PM - 3:30 PM @ Cunniff Gym

    Students will gain fundamental athletic skills while working as a team to learn games such as Indoor Soccer, Basketball, Kickball and Group Games. All activities will take place both outdoors and indoors in an atmosphere which promotes good sportsmanship, teamwork, and most of all fun.

  17. Cops & Rec Middle School Floor Hockey Grades 6-8

    February 12, 2:30 PM - 4:00 PM @ Middle School Small Gym

    This program will consist of drills, scrimmage and games. Consistent teams will be selected for a tournament league format. After the teams are made, a schedule of games will be played beginning the following week. The focus of the program is to provide a fun, positive atmosphere while teaching the sport of floor hockey and the excitement of being a part of a team.

  18. Jr. Creative Crafts Grades Prek-2 (preK are going into K in 2016)

    February 12, 2:30 PM - 3:30 PM @ Teachers Lounge

    Glue, paint, color, cut, sprinkle, make a mess. It’s all part of the fun! Come and join us and meet new friends, as we create special works of art that you can treasure for a life-time. This class encourages creativity and teaches children to be proud of their accomplishments.

  19. Musical Instrument Lessons (Private) Grades K-12

    February 12, 2:30 PM - 7:00 PM @ Watertown Middle School

    Students work with instructors who are also professional musicians in the Greater Boston area, perform regularly on their instruments, and have many years of experience teaching children of all ages. This is a tuition based program and is highly recommended for students participating in school instrumental ensembles. Private lessons allow the instructor to focus on the individual needs of each student enabling the student to progress faster and perform in their school ensembles with a high degree of ability, confidence, and enjoyment. One-on-one instruction can help motivate students who are having some difficulties progressing on their instrument and provide challenge to more advanced student musicians. Students who currently play an instrument during the school day are strongly encouraged to enroll in private instrumental music lessons either through this program or elsewhere. Parents, working with the instructor, determine the length of lessons that best suits the musical needs of

  20. Middle School Open Gym Grades 6-8

    February 12, 6:30 PM - 9:00 PM @ Large Gym

    Students will have the opportunity to use the gym for a variety of sports and games such as basketball, volleyball, floor hockey etc. The objective will give students the chance to work together to organize and initiate games under the supervision of the recreation staff in a safe and positive environment.

  21. Floor Hockey Grade:1

    February 13, 9:00 AM - 10:00 AM @ Hosmer Small Gym

    The general objectives of the program are to promote sportsmanship and teamwork in a fun and positive setting. Participants will have the opportunity to learn the rules and fundamentals of floor hockey such as stick handling and shooting. Registration is on first come first serve basis.

  22. Floor Hockey Grade:K

    February 13, 10:15 AM - 11:15 AM @ Hosmer Small Gym

    The general objectives of the program are to promote sportsmanship and teamwork in a fun and positive setting. Participants will have the opportunity to learn the rules and fundamentals of floor hockey such as stick handling and shooting. Registration is on first come first serve basis.

  23. Little Shooters Basketball Grades: 1

    February 13, 10:15 AM - 11:15 AM @ Hosmer Large Gym

    This basketball program will introduce youngsters to the basic basketball skills they will need to move forward in basketball such as passing, dribbling, shooting and defense. The main focus of the program will be to teach and promote good sportsmanship and teamwork to maximize every individual’s skill development in a fun atmosphere.

  24. Floor Hockey Grade:2-3

    February 13, 11:30 AM - 12:30 PM @ Hosmer Large Gym

    The general objectives of the program are to promote sportsmanship and teamwork in a fun and positive setting. Participants will have the opportunity to learn the rules and fundamentals of floor hockey such as stick handling and shooting. Registration is on first come first serve basis.

  25. Floor Hockey Grade:4-5

    February 13, 12:45 PM - 1:45 PM @ Hosmer Large Gym

    This basketball program will introduce youngsters to the basic basketball skills they will need to move forward in basketball such as passing, dribbling, shooting and defense. The main focus of the program will be to teach and promote good sportsmanship and teamwork to maximize every individual’s skill development in a fun atmosphere.

  26. Wachusett Mountain Ski-Board Program Grades: 6-12

    February 13, 4:00 PM - 11:00 PM @ Wachusett Mountain

    The program is designed to provide middle and high school students with a fun and safe atmosphere to learn elements of skiing or boarding or to improve their skills. All participants must wear helmets while skiing or boarding. Space is limited on the bus provided by the recreation department. Please register early. All participants’ parents will register online with Wachusett Mountain. Please register for the transportation with Watertown Recreation.

  27. Public Skating

    February 13, 4:30 PM - 5:40 PM @ John A Ryan Arena

    Come and have fun!!!

  28. Men's Basketball "Open Gym" Over 30 Years

    February 14, 8:30 AM - 10:30 AM @ WMS Large Gym

    This is a drop-in men’s basketball program designed to provide exercise and fun for men 30 and over. This program offers gym time for men to come and enjoy competitive playing in a recreational setting. All participants will receive a reversible mesh tank top.

  29. Public Skating

    February 14, 2:50 PM - 4:00 PM @ John A Ryan Arena

    Come and have fun!!

  30. February Vacation Program Grades: 1-8

    February 16, 8:45 AM - 2:30 PM @ Watertown Middle School

    Children will be divided into groups by grades at the start of the program. They will participate in activities such as basketball, whiffle ball, floor hockey and indoor soccer, etc. In addition, there will be arts and crafts, board games, movies and various special events. Participants should bring a bag lunch, snack and drink.

  31. February Vacation Program Grades: 1-8

    February 17, 8:45 AM - 2:30 PM @ Watertown Middle School

    Children will be divided into groups by grades at the start of the program. They will participate in activities such as basketball, whiffle ball, floor hockey and indoor soccer, etc. In addition, there will be arts and crafts, board games, movies and various special events. Participants should bring a bag lunch, snack and drink.

  32. February Vacation Program Grades: 1-8

    February 18, 8:45 AM - 2:30 PM @ Watertown Middle School

    Children will be divided into groups by grades at the start of the program. They will participate in activities such as basketball, whiffle ball, floor hockey and indoor soccer, etc. In addition, there will be arts and crafts, board games, movies and various special events. Participants should bring a bag lunch, snack and drink.

  33. February Vacation Program Grades: 1-8

    February 19, 8:45 AM - 2:30 PM @ Watertown Middle School

    Children will be divided into groups by grades at the start of the program. They will participate in activities such as basketball, whiffle ball, floor hockey and indoor soccer, etc. In addition, there will be arts and crafts, board games, movies and various special events. Participants should bring a bag lunch, snack and drink.

  34. Public Skating

    February 20, 4:00 PM - 5:10 PM @ John A Ryan Arena

    Come and have fun!!!

  35. Men's Basketball "Open Gym" Over 30 Years

    February 21, 8:30 AM - 10:30 AM @ WMS Large Gym

    This is a drop-in men’s basketball program designed to provide exercise and fun for men 30 and over. This program offers gym time for men to come and enjoy competitive playing in a recreational setting. All participants will receive a reversible mesh tank top.

  36. Disney on Ice "100 Years of Magic"

    February 21, 1:00 PM - 3:00 PM @ TD Garden

    Grab your Mickey ears and get ready for the ultimate Disney experience at Disney On Ice celebrates 100 Years of Magic presented by Stonyfield YoKids Organic Yogurt! Be charmed by a cast of over 50, with Mouse-ter of Ceremonies Mickey Mouse, sweetheart Minnie Mouse, Donald Duck, Goofy and Disney Princesses including Cinderella, Rapunzel, Ariel, Snow White and Tiana. Relive the magic of Disney’s Frozen with Anna, Elsa and the hilarious Olaf as they discover that true love is the greatest magic of all. Sing-along to over 30 unforgettable songs including “Let It Go,” “You’ve Got a Friend in Me,” and “Hakuna Matata.” Exciting moments from Disney•Pixar’s Toy Story, Finding Nemo, Disney’s The Lion King, Beauty and the Beast, Aladdin and more will leave the whole family with memories to last a lifetime.

  37. Public Skating

    February 21, 2:50 PM - 4:00 PM @ John A Ryan Arena

    Come and have fun!!

  38. All Sports Grades: 3-5

    February 22, 2:30 PM - 3:30 PM @ Lowell Gym

    Students will gain fundamental athletic skills while working as a team to learn games such as Indoor Soccer, Basketball, Kickball and Group Games. All activities will take place both outdoors and indoors in an atmosphere which promotes good sportsmanship, teamwork, and most of all fun.

  39. Jr. Creative Crafts Grades Prek-2 (preK are going into K in 2016)

    February 22, 2:30 PM - 3:30 PM @ Teachers Lounge

    Glue, paint, color, cut, sprinkle, make a mess. It’s all part of the fun! Come and join us and meet new friends, as we create special works of art that you can treasure for a life-time. This class encourages creativity and teaches children to be proud of their accomplishments.

  40. Musical Instrument Lessons (Private) Grades K-12

    February 22, 2:30 PM - 7:00 PM @ Watertown Middle School

    Students work with instructors who are also professional musicians in the Greater Boston area, perform regularly on their instruments, and have many years of experience teaching children of all ages. This is a tuition based program and is highly recommended for students participating in school instrumental ensembles. Private lessons allow the instructor to focus on the individual needs of each student enabling the student to progress faster and perform in their school ensembles with a high degree of ability, confidence, and enjoyment. One-on-one instruction can help motivate students who are having some difficulties progressing on their instrument and provide challenge to more advanced student musicians. Students who currently play an instrument during the school day are strongly encouraged to enroll in private instrumental music lessons either through this program or elsewhere. Parents, working with the instructor, determine the length of lessons that best suits the musical needs of

  41. aBCD with the Blue Belles Grades: Prek-8

    February 22, 4:00 PM - 5:30 PM @ Phillips School Gym

    Set to music, the participants will experience cheering, dance and/or baton twirling. Participants will learn marching, basic twirling skills, cheer motions and dance moves. Focus is on hand-eye coordination, rhythm, and teamwork. Spring session participants will learn a routine for the Memorial Day parade. Instruction is provided by Miss Tracey Gangi Johnson. We will once again offer three sessions as stated above. You will be able to order your child’s baton at either one of the following web sites. You can measure the size of the baton by extending your child’s arm from under her arm pit to the tip of her fingers. Please round up to a larger size for growth allowance.

  42. Pre Kindergarten Indoor Sports: Ages 3-5

    February 23, 10:00 AM - 11:00 AM @ Watertown Boys & Girls Club

    This program will work on the fundamentals of Soccer, T-Ball and other games. The children will work on skills needed to play these games as well as learn about teamwork and sportsmanship in a fun, safe setting.

  43. Musical Instrument Lessons (Private) Grades K-12

    February 23, 2:30 PM - 7:00 PM @ Watertown Middle School

    Students work with instructors who are also professional musicians in the Greater Boston area, perform regularly on their instruments, and have many years of experience teaching children of all ages. This is a tuition based program and is highly recommended for students participating in school instrumental ensembles. Private lessons allow the instructor to focus on the individual needs of each student enabling the student to progress faster and perform in their school ensembles with a high degree of ability, confidence, and enjoyment. One-on-one instruction can help motivate students who are having some difficulties progressing on their instrument and provide challenge to more advanced student musicians. Students who currently play an instrument during the school day are strongly encouraged to enroll in private instrumental music lessons either through this program or elsewhere. Parents, working with the instructor, determine the length of lessons that best suits the musical needs of

  44. Jr. Creative Crafts Grades Prek-2 (preK are going into K in 2016)

    February 23, 2:45 PM - 3:45 PM @ Teachers lounge

    Glue, paint, color, cut, sprinkle, make a mess. It’s all part of the fun! Come and join us and meet new friends, as we create special works of art that you can treasure for a life-time. This class encourages creativity and teaches children to be proud of their accomplishments.

  45. Trampoline Dodge Ball Grades: 3-5

    February 23, 6:00 PM - 7:00 PM @ Launch Watertown

    Launch is offering a safe, reliable and affordable facility for a dodge ball program on Tuesday nights. Teams will consist of six members with the number of teams determined by enrollment. Games are played for the first seven weeks and on the eighth week, we will have playoffs and a championship game. Launch requires an online Waiver of Liability to participate. https://launchwatertown.pfestore.com/waiver/.

  46. Trampoline Dodge Ball Grades: 6-8

    February 23, 6:00 PM - 7:00 PM @ Launch Watertown

    Launch is offering a safe, reliable and affordable facility for a dodge ball program on Tuesday nights. Teams will consist of six members with the number of teams determined by enrollment. Games are played for the first seven weeks and on the eighth week, we will have playoffs and a championship game. Launch requires an online Waiver of Liability to participate. https://launchwatertown.pfestore.com/waiver/.

  47. Trampoline Dodge Ball Grades: 9-12

    February 23, 7:30 PM - 8:30 PM @ Launch Watertown

    Launch is offering a safe, reliable and affordable facility for a dodge ball program on Tuesday nights. Teams will consist of six members with the number of teams determined by enrollment. Games are played for the first seven weeks and on the eighth week, we will have playoffs and a championship game. Launch requires an online Waiver of Liability to participate. https://launchwatertown.pfestore.com/waiver/.

  48. All Sports Grades: 3-5

    February 24, 12:15 PM - 1:15 PM @ Hosmer Gym

    Students will gain fundamental athletic skills while working as a team to learn games such as Indoor Soccer, Basketball, Kickball and Group Games. All activities will take place both outdoors and indoors in an atmosphere which promotes good sportsmanship, teamwork, and most of all fun.

  49. Jr. Creative Crafts Grades Prek-2 (preK are going into K in 2016)

    February 24, 12:15 PM - 1:15 PM @ Teachers lounge

    Glue, paint, color, cut, sprinkle, make a mess. It’s all part of the fun! Come and join us and meet new friends, as we create special works of art that you can treasure for a life-time. This class encourages creativity and teaches children to be proud of their accomplishments.

  50. Musical Instrument Lessons (Private) Grades K-12

    February 24, 2:30 PM - 7:00 PM @ Watertown Middle School

    Students work with instructors who are also professional musicians in the Greater Boston area, perform regularly on their instruments, and have many years of experience teaching children of all ages. This is a tuition based program and is highly recommended for students participating in school instrumental ensembles. Private lessons allow the instructor to focus on the individual needs of each student enabling the student to progress faster and perform in their school ensembles with a high degree of ability, confidence, and enjoyment. One-on-one instruction can help motivate students who are having some difficulties progressing on their instrument and provide challenge to more advanced student musicians. Students who currently play an instrument during the school day are strongly encouraged to enroll in private instrumental music lessons either through this program or elsewhere. Parents, working with the instructor, determine the length of lessons that best suits the musical needs of

  51. Pre Kindergarten Indoor Sports: Ages 3-5

    February 25, 10:00 AM - 11:00 AM @ Watertown Boys & Girls Club

    This program will work on the fundamentals of Soccer, T-Ball and other games. The children will work on skills needed to play these games as well as learn about teamwork and sportsmanship in a fun, safe setting.

  52. Jr. Creative Crafts Grades Prek-2 (preK are going into K in 2016)

    February 25, 2:30 PM - 3:30 PM @ Teachers lounge

    Glue, paint, color, cut, sprinkle, make a mess. It’s all part of the fun! Come and join us and meet new friends, as we create special works of art that you can treasure for a life-time. This class encourages creativity and teaches children to be proud of their accomplishments.

  53. Musical Instrument Lessons (Private) Grades K-12

    February 25, 2:30 PM - 7:00 PM @ Watertown Middle School

    Students work with instructors who are also professional musicians in the Greater Boston area, perform regularly on their instruments, and have many years of experience teaching children of all ages. This is a tuition based program and is highly recommended for students participating in school instrumental ensembles. Private lessons allow the instructor to focus on the individual needs of each student enabling the student to progress faster and perform in their school ensembles with a high degree of ability, confidence, and enjoyment. One-on-one instruction can help motivate students who are having some difficulties progressing on their instrument and provide challenge to more advanced student musicians. Students who currently play an instrument during the school day are strongly encouraged to enroll in private instrumental music lessons either through this program or elsewhere. Parents, working with the instructor, determine the length of lessons that best suits the musical needs of

  54. All Sports Grades: 3-5

    February 26, 2:30 PM - 3:30 PM @ Cunniff Gym

    Students will gain fundamental athletic skills while working as a team to learn games such as Indoor Soccer, Basketball, Kickball and Group Games. All activities will take place both outdoors and indoors in an atmosphere which promotes good sportsmanship, teamwork, and most of all fun.

  55. Cops & Rec Middle School Floor Hockey Grades 6-8

    February 26, 2:30 PM - 4:00 PM @ Middle School Small Gym

    This program will consist of drills, scrimmage and games. Consistent teams will be selected for a tournament league format. After the teams are made, a schedule of games will be played beginning the following week. The focus of the program is to provide a fun, positive atmosphere while teaching the sport of floor hockey and the excitement of being a part of a team.

  56. Jr. Creative Crafts Grades Prek-2 (preK are going into K in 2016)

    February 26, 2:30 PM - 3:30 PM @ Teachers Lounge

    Glue, paint, color, cut, sprinkle, make a mess. It’s all part of the fun! Come and join us and meet new friends, as we create special works of art that you can treasure for a life-time. This class encourages creativity and teaches children to be proud of their accomplishments.

  57. Musical Instrument Lessons (Private) Grades K-12

    February 26, 2:30 PM - 7:00 PM @ Watertown Middle School

    Students work with instructors who are also professional musicians in the Greater Boston area, perform regularly on their instruments, and have many years of experience teaching children of all ages. This is a tuition based program and is highly recommended for students participating in school instrumental ensembles. Private lessons allow the instructor to focus on the individual needs of each student enabling the student to progress faster and perform in their school ensembles with a high degree of ability, confidence, and enjoyment. One-on-one instruction can help motivate students who are having some difficulties progressing on their instrument and provide challenge to more advanced student musicians. Students who currently play an instrument during the school day are strongly encouraged to enroll in private instrumental music lessons either through this program or elsewhere. Parents, working with the instructor, determine the length of lessons that best suits the musical needs of

  58. Middle School Open Gym Grades 6-8

    February 26, 6:30 PM - 9:00 PM @ Large Gym

    Students will have the opportunity to use the gym for a variety of sports and games such as basketball, volleyball, floor hockey etc. The objective will give students the chance to work together to organize and initiate games under the supervision of the recreation staff in a safe and positive environment.

  59. Mini Creative Crafts Grades: PreK- Kindergarten

    February 27, 9:00 AM - 10:00 AM @ Hosmer Cafeteria

    Glue, paint, color, cut, sprinkle, make a mess. It’s all part of the fun! Come and join us and meet new friends, as we create special works of art that you can treasure for a life-time. This class encourages creativity and teaches children to be proud of their accomplishments.

  60. Super Saturday Sports Grades: PreK (entering kindergarten in 2016)

    February 27, 9:00 AM - 10:00 AM @ Hosmer Large Gym

    Students will gain fundamental athletic skills while working as a team to learn games such as basketball, soccer, T-ball, floor hockey and group game. All activities will be age appropriate and take place indoors in an atmosphere which promotes good sportsmanship, teamwork, and most of all fun.

  61. Mini Creative Crafts Grades: 1-2

    February 27, 10:15 AM - 11:15 AM @ Hosmer Cafeteria

    Glue, paint, color, cut, sprinkle, make a mess. It’s all part of the fun! Come and join us and meet new friends, as we create special works of art that you can treasure for a life-time. This class encourages creativity and teaches children to be proud of their accomplishments.

  62. Super Saturday Sports Grades: Kindergarten

    February 27, 10:15 AM - 11:15 AM @ Hosmer Large Gym

    Students will gain fundamental athletic skills while working as a team to learn games such as basketball, soccer, T-ball, floor hockey and group game. All activities will be age appropriate and take place indoors in an atmosphere which promotes good sportsmanship, teamwork, and most of all fun.

  63. Mighty Mite PreK Sports Ages: 3-5

    February 27, 11:30 AM - 12:30 PM @ Hosmer Small Gym

    This program will work on the fundamentals of soccer, t-ball and other games. The children will work on skills needed to play these games as well as learn about teamwork and sportsmanship in a fun, safe setting.

  64. Super Saturday Sports Grades: 1-2

    February 27, 11:30 AM - 12:30 PM @ Hosmer Large Gymnasium

    Students will gain fundamental athletic skills while working as a team to learn games such as basketball, soccer, T-ball, floor hockey and group game. All activities will be age appropriate and take place indoors in an atmosphere which promotes good sportsmanship, teamwork, and most of all fun.

  65. Super Saturday Sports Grades: 3-5

    February 27, 12:45 PM - 1:45 PM @ Hosmer Large Gymnasium

    Students will gain fundamental athletic skills while working as a team to learn games such as basketball, soccer, T-ball, floor hockey and group game. All activities will be age appropriate and take place indoors in an atmosphere which promotes good sportsmanship, teamwork, and most of all fun.

  66. Men's Basketball "Open Gym" Over 30 Years

    February 28, 8:30 AM - 10:30 AM @ WMS Large Gym

    This is a drop-in men’s basketball program designed to provide exercise and fun for men 30 and over. This program offers gym time for men to come and enjoy competitive playing in a recreational setting. All participants will receive a reversible mesh tank top.

  67. Public Skating

    February 28, 2:50 PM - 4:00 PM @ John A Ryan Arena

    Come and have fun!!

  68. All Sports Grades: 3-5

    February 29, 2:30 PM - 3:30 PM @ Lowell Gym

    Students will gain fundamental athletic skills while working as a team to learn games such as Indoor Soccer, Basketball, Kickball and Group Games. All activities will take place both outdoors and indoors in an atmosphere which promotes good sportsmanship, teamwork, and most of all fun.

  69. Jr. Creative Crafts Grades Prek-2 (preK are going into K in 2016)

    February 29, 2:30 PM - 3:30 PM @ Teachers Lounge

    Glue, paint, color, cut, sprinkle, make a mess. It’s all part of the fun! Come and join us and meet new friends, as we create special works of art that you can treasure for a life-time. This class encourages creativity and teaches children to be proud of their accomplishments.

  70. Musical Instrument Lessons (Private) Grades K-12

    February 29, 2:30 PM - 7:00 PM @ Watertown Middle School

    Students work with instructors who are also professional musicians in the Greater Boston area, perform regularly on their instruments, and have many years of experience teaching children of all ages. This is a tuition based program and is highly recommended for students participating in school instrumental ensembles. Private lessons allow the instructor to focus on the individual needs of each student enabling the student to progress faster and perform in their school ensembles with a high degree of ability, confidence, and enjoyment. One-on-one instruction can help motivate students who are having some difficulties progressing on their instrument and provide challenge to more advanced student musicians. Students who currently play an instrument during the school day are strongly encouraged to enroll in private instrumental music lessons either through this program or elsewhere. Parents, working with the instructor, determine the length of lessons that best suits the musical needs of

  71. aBCD with the Blue Belles Grades: Prek-8

    February 29, 4:00 PM - 5:30 PM @ Phillips School Gym

    Set to music, the participants will experience cheering, dance and/or baton twirling. Participants will learn marching, basic twirling skills, cheer motions and dance moves. Focus is on hand-eye coordination, rhythm, and teamwork. Spring session participants will learn a routine for the Memorial Day parade. Instruction is provided by Miss Tracey Gangi Johnson. We will once again offer three sessions as stated above. You will be able to order your child’s baton at either one of the following web sites. You can measure the size of the baton by extending your child’s arm from under her arm pit to the tip of her fingers. Please round up to a larger size for growth allowance.

Senior Center/Council on Aging

  1. Art Class with Dawn Scaltreto

    February 8, 9:30 AM - 12:00 PM @ 31 Marshall St.

    Join us Monday mornings for art and a fun time to socialize with other painters. Dawn Scaltreto will give you tips for your art work and will discuss different aspects of painting. Seniors should bring their own supplies.

  2. IT'S NEVER TOO LATE TO GET MOVING

    February 8, 11:00 AM - 12:00 PM @ 31 Marshall St.

    Try an exercise class at the Senior Center! The classes focus on the particular needs of seniors in a fun, safe environment. Exercises include muscle strengthening, light-stretching, balance and posture improvement, and low-impact aerobics; all done to you favorite tunes! Regular exercise can improve circulation, help to strengthen bones, increase muscle mass, reduce joint stiffness, and improve general health. Plus, it's fun! Whether it's to get stronger, loosen up, or just get moving, give it a try and join us!

  3. Zumba Gold

    February 9, 9:30 AM - 10:30 AM @ 31 Marshall St.

    Zumba Gold features exotic rhythms set to high-energy Latin and international beats and modifies the moves and pacing to suit the needs of the active older participant, as well as those just starting their journey to a fit and healthy lifestyle. Before they know it, their energy levels are soaring! Joanna Grubel, certified Zumba Gold instructor, will hold classes on Tuesday mornings from 9:30 - 10:30.

  4. WATCH OUR WEIGHT

    February 9, 10:00 AM - 11:00 AM @ 31 Marshall St.

    The group meets weekly for support, and to socialize. Individuals weigh in (not mandatory) exercise to a tape, and participate in a talk about nutrition.

  5. Line Dancing

    February 9, 11:15 AM - 12:15 PM @ 31 Marshall St.

    Manny Carrera leads a rousing session of line dances for seniors every Tuesday morning! Stop by and see for yourself. All levels welcome.

  6. LECTURE: Taking Care of Your Eyes & Glaucoma

    February 10, 10:00 AM @ 31 Marshall St.

    TAKING CARE OF YOUR EYES AND GLAUCOMA Join us for an informative talk when Nicole Ross from the New England Eye/New England College of Optometry comes to the Senior Center to tell us about glaucoma and other eye issues. Do you know what glaucoma is, that if not treated can cause blindness, that it can be inherited and may not show up until later in life? Come find the answers to your questions.

  7. TAKING CARE OF YOUR EYES AND GLAUCOMA

    February 10, 10:00 AM - 11:30 AM

    Join us for an informative talk when Nicole Ross from the New England Eye/New England College of Optometry comes to the Senior Center to tell us about glaucoma and other eye issues. Do you know what glaucoma is, that if not treated can cause blindness, that it can be inherited and may not show up until later in life? Come find the answers to your questions.

  8. IT'S NEVER TOO LATE TO GET MOVING

    February 10, 11:00 AM - 12:00 PM @ 31 Marshall St.

    Try an exercise class at the Senior Center! The classes focus on the particular needs of seniors in a fun, safe environment. Exercises include muscle strengthening, light-stretching, balance and posture improvement, and low-impact aerobics; all done to you favorite tunes! Regular exercise can improve circulation, help to strengthen bones, increase muscle mass, reduce joint stiffness, and improve general health. Plus, it's fun! Whether it's to get stronger, loosen up, or just get moving, give it a try and join us!

  9. Council on Aging Board Meeting

    February 10, 5:30 PM @ 31 Marshall St.

  10. MEDICAL: Hearing Screening

    February 11, 9:30 AM - 10:30 AM @ 31 Marshall St.

    Hearing Screening with hearing specialist Steve Bennett from Miracle Ear. Already have a hearing aid - he will clean them for you and replace the batteries at no charge. Call the Senior Center at 617-972-6490 for an appointment.

  11. YOGA for SENIORS

    February 11, 10:00 AM - 11:00 AM @ 31 Marshall St.

    Led by experienced yoga teacher, Henry Oliveri,, this class is done using a chair and provides a gentle stretch and limbering for the body and a restorative exercise for the mind. (You may bring a mat if you want.)

  12. Senior Bingo

    February 12, 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM @ 31 Marshall St.

    Low stakes senior bingo. A fun way to socialize with friends!

  13. IT'S NEVER TOO LATE TO GET MOVING

    February 12, 10:40 AM - 11:40 AM @ 31 Marshall St.

    Try an exercise class at the Senior Center! The classes focus on the particular needs of seniors in a fun, safe environment. Exercises include muscle strengthening, light-stretching, balance and posture improvement, and low-impact aerobics; all done to you favorite tunes! Regular exercise can improve circulation, help to strengthen bones, increase muscle mass, reduce joint stiffness, and improve general health. Plus, it's fun! Whether it's to get stronger, loosen up, or just get moving, give it a try and join us!

  14. Zumba Gold

    February 16, 9:30 AM - 10:30 AM @ 31 Marshall St.

    Zumba Gold features exotic rhythms set to high-energy Latin and international beats and modifies the moves and pacing to suit the needs of the active older participant, as well as those just starting their journey to a fit and healthy lifestyle. Before they know it, their energy levels are soaring! Joanna Grubel, certified Zumba Gold instructor, will hold classes on Tuesday mornings from 9:30 - 10:30.

  15. WATCH OUR WEIGHT

    February 16, 10:00 AM - 11:00 AM @ 31 Marshall St.

    The group meets weekly for support, and to socialize. Individuals weigh in (not mandatory) exercise to a tape, and participate in a talk about nutrition.

  16. Line Dancing

    February 16, 11:15 AM - 12:15 PM @ 31 Marshall St.

    Manny Carrera leads a rousing session of line dances for seniors every Tuesday morning! Stop by and see for yourself. All levels welcome.

  17. IT'S NEVER TOO LATE TO GET MOVING

    February 17, 11:00 AM - 12:00 PM @ 31 Marshall St.

    Try an exercise class at the Senior Center! The classes focus on the particular needs of seniors in a fun, safe environment. Exercises include muscle strengthening, light-stretching, balance and posture improvement, and low-impact aerobics; all done to you favorite tunes! Regular exercise can improve circulation, help to strengthen bones, increase muscle mass, reduce joint stiffness, and improve general health. Plus, it's fun! Whether it's to get stronger, loosen up, or just get moving, give it a try and join us!

  18. YOGA for SENIORS

    February 18, 10:00 AM - 11:00 AM @ 31 Marshall St.

    Led by experienced yoga teacher, Henry Oliveri,, this class is done using a chair and provides a gentle stretch and limbering for the body and a restorative exercise for the mind. (You may bring a mat if you want.)

  19. Senior Bingo

    February 19, 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM @ 31 Marshall St.

    Low stakes senior bingo. A fun way to socialize with friends!

  20. IT'S NEVER TOO LATE TO GET MOVING

    February 19, 10:40 AM - 11:40 AM @ 31 Marshall St.

    Try an exercise class at the Senior Center! The classes focus on the particular needs of seniors in a fun, safe environment. Exercises include muscle strengthening, light-stretching, balance and posture improvement, and low-impact aerobics; all done to you favorite tunes! Regular exercise can improve circulation, help to strengthen bones, increase muscle mass, reduce joint stiffness, and improve general health. Plus, it's fun! Whether it's to get stronger, loosen up, or just get moving, give it a try and join us!

  21. Art Class with Dawn Scaltreto

    February 22, 9:30 AM - 12:00 PM @ 31 Marshall St.

    Join us Monday mornings for art and a fun time to socialize with other painters. Dawn Scaltreto will give you tips for your art work and will discuss different aspects of painting. Seniors should bring their own supplies.

  22. IT'S NEVER TOO LATE TO GET MOVING

    February 22, 11:00 AM - 12:00 PM @ 31 Marshall St.

    Try an exercise class at the Senior Center! The classes focus on the particular needs of seniors in a fun, safe environment. Exercises include muscle strengthening, light-stretching, balance and posture improvement, and low-impact aerobics; all done to you favorite tunes! Regular exercise can improve circulation, help to strengthen bones, increase muscle mass, reduce joint stiffness, and improve general health. Plus, it's fun! Whether it's to get stronger, loosen up, or just get moving, give it a try and join us!

  23. Zumba Gold

    February 23, 9:30 AM - 10:30 AM @ 31 Marshall St.

    Zumba Gold features exotic rhythms set to high-energy Latin and international beats and modifies the moves and pacing to suit the needs of the active older participant, as well as those just starting their journey to a fit and healthy lifestyle. Before they know it, their energy levels are soaring! Joanna Grubel, certified Zumba Gold instructor, will hold classes on Tuesday mornings from 9:30 - 10:30.

  24. WATCH OUR WEIGHT

    February 23, 10:00 AM - 11:00 AM @ 31 Marshall St.

    The group meets weekly for support, and to socialize. Individuals weigh in (not mandatory) exercise to a tape, and participate in a talk about nutrition.

  25. Line Dancing

    February 23, 11:15 AM - 12:15 PM @ 31 Marshall St.

    Manny Carrera leads a rousing session of line dances for seniors every Tuesday morning! Stop by and see for yourself. All levels welcome.

  26. IT'S NEVER TOO LATE TO GET MOVING

    February 24, 11:00 AM - 12:00 PM @ 31 Marshall St.

    Try an exercise class at the Senior Center! The classes focus on the particular needs of seniors in a fun, safe environment. Exercises include muscle strengthening, light-stretching, balance and posture improvement, and low-impact aerobics; all done to you favorite tunes! Regular exercise can improve circulation, help to strengthen bones, increase muscle mass, reduce joint stiffness, and improve general health. Plus, it's fun! Whether it's to get stronger, loosen up, or just get moving, give it a try and join us!

  27. MEDICAL: Blood Pressure

    February 25, 9:30 AM - 10:30 AM @ 31 Marshall St.

    Blood Pressure by Linda Micklay, R.N. from CareGroup Home Care in order of sign-in starting at 9:30 a.m. There is no charge for this service but donations to the Senior Center are appreciated.

  28. YOGA for SENIORS

    February 25, 10:00 AM - 11:00 AM @ 31 Marshall St.

    Led by experienced yoga teacher, Henry Oliveri,, this class is done using a chair and provides a gentle stretch and limbering for the body and a restorative exercise for the mind. (You may bring a mat if you want.)

  29. Senior Bingo

    February 26, 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM @ 31 Marshall St.

    Low stakes senior bingo. A fun way to socialize with friends!

  30. IT'S NEVER TOO LATE TO GET MOVING

    February 26, 10:40 AM - 11:40 AM @ 31 Marshall St.

    Try an exercise class at the Senior Center! The classes focus on the particular needs of seniors in a fun, safe environment. Exercises include muscle strengthening, light-stretching, balance and posture improvement, and low-impact aerobics; all done to you favorite tunes! Regular exercise can improve circulation, help to strengthen bones, increase muscle mass, reduce joint stiffness, and improve general health. Plus, it's fun! Whether it's to get stronger, loosen up, or just get moving, give it a try and join us!

  31. Art Class with Dawn Scaltreto

    February 29, 9:30 AM - 12:00 PM @ 31 Marshall St.

    Join us Monday mornings for art and a fun time to socialize with other painters. Dawn Scaltreto will give you tips for your art work and will discuss different aspects of painting. Seniors should bring their own supplies.

  32. IT'S NEVER TOO LATE TO GET MOVING

    February 29, 11:00 AM - 12:00 PM @ 31 Marshall St.

    Try an exercise class at the Senior Center! The classes focus on the particular needs of seniors in a fun, safe environment. Exercises include muscle strengthening, light-stretching, balance and posture improvement, and low-impact aerobics; all done to you favorite tunes! Regular exercise can improve circulation, help to strengthen bones, increase muscle mass, reduce joint stiffness, and improve general health. Plus, it's fun! Whether it's to get stronger, loosen up, or just get moving, give it a try and join us!

Skating Rink - John A. Ryan Arena

  1. Public Skating

    February 13, 4:30 PM - 5:40 PM @ John A Ryan Arena

    Come and have fun!!!

  2. Public Skating

    February 14, 2:50 PM - 4:00 PM @ John A Ryan Arena

    Come and have fun!!

  3. Public Skating

    February 20, 4:00 PM - 5:10 PM @ John A Ryan Arena

    Come and have fun!!!

  4. Public Skating

    February 21, 2:50 PM - 4:00 PM @ John A Ryan Arena

    Come and have fun!!

  5. Public Skating

    February 28, 2:50 PM - 4:00 PM @ John A Ryan Arena

    Come and have fun!!

Town Calendar

  1. CANCELED: Budget and Finance Subcommittee Meeting

    February 8, 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM @ WHS Lecture Hall

  2. Town Council Public Hearing on RMUD Zoning

    February 8, 6:30 PM @ Council Chamber

    Public Hearing in regard to the RMUD Zoning Amendments

  3. 2/9/2016 Town Council Meeting

    February 9, 6:15 PM @ Richard E. Mastrangelo Council Chamber

  4. Committee on Education and School System Matters - CANCELED

    February 9, 6:45 PM @ Richard E Mastrangelo Chamber

    This meeting has been canceled. To Interview Cable Access Corporation – Board of Directors Appointment

  5. Planning Board Meeting - CANCELED

    February 10, 7:00 PM @ Town Administration Building

    The Planning Board Meeting scheduled for Wednesday, February 10, 2016 has been canceled.

  6. Ad Hoc Committee on Transportation

    February 11, 6:00 PM @ Richard E. Mastrangelo Council Chamber

    Update on the creation of the Watertown Transportation Management Association (TMA) and discussion on next steps in town-wide transportation matters.

  7. Historical Commission Meeting

    February 11, 7:00 PM - 9:00 PM @ Phillip Pane Hearing Room-Lower Level

    Historical Commission Meeting

  8. Adminstration Building will be closed for President's Day

    February 15, All Day

  9. Watertown Housing Partnership

    February 16, 6:00 PM @ Administration Building

    Email or call to confirm the meeting date, time and location.

  10. Cancelled: Zoning Board of Appeals Meeting

    February 24, 7:00 PM - 10:00 PM @ Town Hall Administration Building

    Zoning Board of Appeals Meeting Cancelled due to lack of agenda items to deliberate.

  11. Historic District Commission Meeting

    February 24, 7:00 PM - 9:00 PM @ Town Hall Administration Building

    Historic District Meeting